Disability Resource: Sensory

Animal Assistance : Canine Companions for Independence www.caninecompanions.org California based non-profit that provides highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships with offices across the US.

A Guide to Visual Disabilities - www.affordablecollegesonline.org/colleges-helping-...

American Foundation for the Blind www.afb.org
Since 1921, the AFB--to which Helen Keller devoted more than 40 years of her life--has been eliminating barriers that prevent people who are blind or visually impaired from reaching their potential.

Foundation Fighting Blindness www.blindness.org

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults www.hknc.org Mission is to enable each person who is deaf-blind to live and work in his or her community of choice.

Midwestern Braille Volunteers www.mbvol.org

Missouri Rehabilitation Services for the Blind www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/rsb

Missouri State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/rsb/srcb.htm

National Federation of the Blind www.NFB.org

National Industries for the Blind www.nib.org

Tax Tips for the Blind

A Guide to Closed Captioning Technology www.vicaps.com/guide-to-closed-captioning-technolo...

American Sign Launguage University Resource Site www.lifeprint.com

American Sign Language and Other Deaf Communication Systems www.shoretelsky.com/resources/american-sign-langua...

American Sign Language Resource Guide www.wiseoldsayings.com/asl-resource-guide.php

American Society for Deaf Children www.deafchildren.org
Provides support for parents of Deaf children and a research library.

Deaf-Blind International www.deafblindinternational.org
The world association promoting services for people who are deafblind.

Deafblind UK www.deafblind.org.uk/
Offers comprehensive services to people who are deafblind, their support assistants and other professionals.


Deafblind UK http://deafblind.org.uk/

Dogs for the Deaf www.dogsforthedeaf.org
Non-profit group that rescues and professionally trains dogs to assist people and enhance their lives.

Family Health Reference to ASL usinsurancenet.com/family-health-reference-to-asl

Gallaudet University www.gallaudet.edu The world leader in liberal education and career development for deaf and hard of hearing students. Located in Washington, D.C.

GLAD - www.gladinc.org Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults www.hknc.org Mission is to enable each person who is deaf-blind to live and work in his or her community of choice.

Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing www.mcdhh.mo.gov Functions as an agency of the state to advocate public policies, regulations and programs to improve the quality and coordination of existing services for individuals with hearing loss, and to promote new services whenever necessary.

National Association o/t Deaf www.nad.org
Connects people who are Deaf across the country via state Associations for the Deaf & conferences; supports American Sign Language training and provides information and Advocacy for people who are Deaf.
Relay Missouri www.relaymissouri.com
Relay Missouri is a telecommunications relay service, providing full telephone accessibility to people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech disabled; available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 1-800-676-3777 (TTY/voice.)

Sign Language Online www.handspeak.com

Disability Statistics Center dsc.ucsf.edu
The purpose of the Disability Statistics Center is to produce and disseminate statistical information on disability and the status of people with disabilities in American Society and to establish and monitor indicators of how conditions are changing over time to meet their health, housing, economic and social needs.

Disability World www.disabilityworld.com British organization whose goal is to provide the public with Europe ’s largest Accessible Accommodation Search Facility information on United Kingdom service providers.

Missouri Assistive Technology Advisory Council www.at.mo.gov This council gives advice and recommendations to Rehabilitation Services for the Blind on all matters pertaining to services available to blind and visually impaired Missourians.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

MS Association of America www.msaa.com
Mission is to ease the day-to-day challenges of individuals with MS and their caregivers.

MS Foundation http://msfocus.org/
Mission is to ensure the best quality of life for those coping with MS by providing comprehensive support and educational programs.

National MS Society www.nationalmssociety.org National health organization whose mission is to end the devastating effects of MS. Funds research. Good links.

National Alliance on Mental Illness www.nami.org

NAMI Missouri— www.nami.org/sites/mo Helps blind persons achieve self-confidence and self-respect and to act as a vehicle for collective self-expression by the blind.

National Institutes for the Blind http://www.nib.org/ National non-profit organization that enhances the opportunities for economic and personal independence for persons who are blind, primarily through creating, sustaining and improving employment. NIB operates 123 industires in 44 states.

Special School District www.ssd.k12.mo.us/
Since 1957, the Special School District of St. Louis County has provided Special Education Services to students with disabilities. Also, the District operates two technical high schools providing vocational-technical education in more than 30 areas of concentration.